Michigan News

Marquette man arrested on child exploitation charges

Troopers with the Michigan State Police 8th District Hometown Security Team began an investigation regarding child sexual predators in the Marquette area. During the investigation, a trooper with the team was posing as a minor on an investigative social media account.  A 41-year-old male from Marquette began conversing and soliciting to meet […]

Michigan’s existing abortion ban is unconstitutional, judge rules

An existing law criminalizing most abortions in Michigan is unconstitutional and shouldn’t be enforced, Court of Claims Judge Elizabeth Gleicher ruled.  In an opinion issued Wednesday afternoon, Gleicher said enforcement of the long-dormant ban on abortions except for life-threatening pregnancies would mean Michigan women would be “denied appropriate, safe and […]

Woman, 64, dies in Upper Peninsula house explosion

HOUGHTON COUNTY, MI – One person is dead after a house explosion in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. WLUC-TV reports that a 64-year-old female was pronounced dead following the incident on M-203 in Hancock Township around 9 a.m. on Monday. She has not been identified. The woman’s husband was able to exit the […]

Dixon Chooses Hernandez As Running Mate

Former Rep. Shane Hernandez has been chosen as Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon’s running mate. The candidate announced her pick today to Michigan Republican Party leadership, which was due at 5 p.m. In a statement, Ms. Dixon said Mr. Hernandez “will help to improve our schools, create safer communities, and […]

Prisoner attack sends 4 Baraga Correctional Facility staff to hospital

BARAGA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) – Four staff from the Baraga Correctional Facility were hospitalized Thursday following an attack by prisoners. The Michigan Department of Corrections told TV6 that prison officers were monitoring the Level V (maximum security) yard activities when five prisoners began attacking the correctional staff who were monitoring […]

Motor Carrier Officers to Participate in Brake Safety Week

LANSING, MICH.  Motor carrier officers from the Michigan State Police, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (MSP/CVED) will be conducting inspections at weigh station facilities and in rest area locations throughout the state with a focus on brake hose/tubing chafing and defective equipment violations.  This enforcement operation is part of the annual Commercial […]